Open of Nomination Period for the 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections

Meaford, Ontario – May 1, 2018 – May 1, 2018 is the first day that candidates can officially submit their nomination papers for the offices of mayor, municipal councillor or school board trustee for the 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections.

“Running for Municipal Council or a trustee position is a great way to make a difference in our Municipality,” said Matt Smith, Clerk/Director of Legislative Service, Municipality of Meaford. “We invite anyone who is considering being a candidate in the municipal & school board election to visit our website or contact us in the Clerk’s Office as there are new rules and legislation for this election.”

Prospective candidate packages are available for pick up at the Administration Office at 21 Trowbridge Street West, and online at Candidates are asked to make an appointment with the Clerk’s Department to file their nomination papers.

Information about nominations:

  • Nominations are open from May 1 to July 27, at 2 p.m.
  • Filing fees are $200 for Mayor or $100 for Councillor or Trustee
  • Photo ID must be shown at time of filing
  • Nomination forms must be filed before candidates can accept election contributions or incur campaign expenses

For information on the municipal election, visit , email or call 519-538-1060.


Contact Us

Matt Smith
Director, Legislative Services/Clerk
Municipality of Meaford
21 Trowbridge Street West, Meaford
519 538-1060 ext. 1115 |


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